<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:58:14 -0700 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:58:14 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[UC San Diego to Run Off Battery-Like System]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:54:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/430AT_VO_UCSD_EARTH_DAY_KNSD3TKB_1200x675_233788995596.jpg
One of the largest battery-based energy storage systems in the U.S., capable of running 2,500 homes, will soon be powering up UC San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Company to Use Drones]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:18:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/drone-generic-carlsbad-926.jpg
A North County company got the green light from the U.S. government to use drones to make movies. NBC 7's Omari Fleming reports from Carlsbad tonight with a look at what it all means for you.

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<![CDATA[College Bans App Over Bullying]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Yik+Yak+Norwich+University.jpg
Concerns over cyberbullying led a Vermont university to block users of the school's servers from accessing a social media app. The app, Yik Yak, allows users to post anonymous blurbs, including rants, gossip, or...]]>
<![CDATA[California Lawmakers Write Letter to Tesla]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:39:54 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TESLA-FILE-VO---00001719.jpg
A thrill-seeking teenager who made a daring climb up the World Trade Center's centerpiece tower has been arrested for allegedly trying to scale a building in New Jersey, according to a published

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<![CDATA[Androids Vs. iPhones: Tech Blogger Weighs In]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:47:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/182*120/tlmd_iphone64.jpg
Rumors of the Apple Watch have been swirling since 2012, and while Apple is not the first to debut a smartwatch, it has arguably designed the most elegant wearable yet. Here are the top features to know...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Man Buys iPhone 6, Drops It on Sidewalk]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:27:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-09-19+at+11.13.16+AM_edited-1.jpg
Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces...

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<![CDATA[iPhone Users Could Face Battery, Wi-Fi Issues From Latest Update]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:00:45 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tsiphoneupdatepic.jpg
A tech expert advises consumers to wait before downloading the iOS 8 update.]]>
<![CDATA[Do You Need the iPhone 6?]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:47:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP501921875874.jpg
The question that's been buzzing: do you need the new iPhone 6? Tech reporter, Mike Wendland, shows what IOS 8 features are available for older iPhones.

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<![CDATA[Take the Phone Quiz: iPhone 6 or Android? ]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:46:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pile+of+phones1.jpg
The surprise iTunes giveaway of the band’s latest album amid Apple’s latest product launch could become the defining triumph – or sellout – for a band that embraces paradox.

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<![CDATA[Apple Releases Tool to Remove U2 Album]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:14:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/455053622.jpg
Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people...

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<![CDATA[Google to Test Self-Driving Car Without Backup Driver]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:28:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Driverless+Google+Car.jpg
Google is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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<![CDATA[Apps Offer Users Way to Stay Safe When Walking Alone]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:14:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Safetrek-app.jpg
San Diego State University police have released a surveillance image of a person of interest in a sexual assault of a student earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[California Now Home to More Than 100K Electric Cars]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:29:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/car+charger.jpg
A Tesla owner used her iPhone to follow a police pursuit involving her car and reaching speeds of up to 100 miles an hour.

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<![CDATA[Twitter Investigating Threats with Possible Links to ISIS]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:17:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/TWITTER-ISIS-THREATS-SOT-TZ---18281826.jpg
A portion of Six Flags Magic Mountain's wooden Colossus coaster collapsed Monday when the decades-old ride caught on fire. The fire was reported at about 1:30 p.m. Crews continued to spray water on the...

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<![CDATA[The Apple Watch: What You Need to Know]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 04:51:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-apple-watch-thumb-new.jpg
Surprise! U2 unexpectedly dropped its first new record in five years Tuesday and is giving it away for free on iTunes.

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<![CDATA[Apple's New Watch, iPhones]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:22:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-iwatch-1.jpg
Apple announced two new iPhone models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and its new Apple Watch at an event in Cupertino on Sept. 9.

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<![CDATA[Apple Unveils Sleek New Watch]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:26:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-apple-lead-455042032.jpg
An Indiana couple accused of holding a woman captive for two months, often locking her in a small wooden cage, was charged Monday with rape, criminal confinement, kidnapping and other felonies in a case...

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<![CDATA[How to Sell Your iPhone for the Most Money]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:06:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_iphone_edited.jpg
Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online. The company says its investigation found that individual accounts had been compromised...

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<![CDATA[iPhone Trade-Ins Rise in Anticipation of Apple's Announcement]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 23:58:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/tlmd_appleganabatalla.jpg
Silicon Valley companies such as Apple and Google are appealing a federal judge's decision so they can pay a lower $324 million settlement for allegedly limiting talent "poaching."

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<![CDATA[Live from Cupertino: Apple Will Live Stream Sept. 9 Event]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 07:54:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/179*120/tim+cook+2.jpg
As of Monday, the aerial image of the he futuristic Apple Campus 2 under construction in Cupertino, California had more than 1 million views and 500 comments. The campus, which has been nicknamed a...

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<![CDATA[Drones Used to Examine Quake Damage to Napa's Historic Sites]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:01:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/0904-2014-NapaDrone.jpg
Following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa, top California politicians will join scientists and government leaders from around the world to discuss plans to pay for an early warning system that gives people...

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Powers Up with High Technology]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:59:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_levis_stadium_sanfrancisco.jpg
Levi's Stadium is built for football, but it also knows something about its fans: They come to the stadium with gadgets galore.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Owner Uses App to Watch Cops Catch Thief]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:35:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/stolen-tesla-0904_3.jpg
Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive, $5 billion “Gigafactory” that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars, a person familiar with the company's plans said Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[IRS Looking to Tax Silicon Valley Firms' Free Lunches]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:11:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LunchLondon.jpg
Google said it will launch its first update to Android Wear this week, including to third-party developers.

<![CDATA[Drone Captures Apple's New Campus]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:44:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/apple8.jpg
Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is starting to take shape. The progress can be seen in an image posted on the City of Cupertino's website recently. The outline of the so-called "spaceship" is...

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<![CDATA[Apple to Unveil New Products ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:58:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/2014-08-28-apple-invitation-thumbnail.jpg
Apple has made it official: The next gadget event will be September 9th. The Cupertino company sent out official invitations to the press Thursday morning, with a date (September 9th), time, and place...

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<![CDATA[Supersonic "Bullet Sub" Proposed]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:44:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/generic+periscope+submarine+generic.jpg
Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its presence in gaming. As video gaming grows into an online spectator sport, gameplay video feeds...

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<![CDATA[HP Recalls Computer Power Cords for Burn Hazard]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:31:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/20140826+PowerCord.jpg
Hewlett-Packard is recalling almost 5.6 million power cords in the U.S. for notebook computers because they can overheat and catch fire. Two people have reported they suffered burns and 13 people...]]>
<![CDATA[Scammers Use 'Caller ID Spoofing' to Pose as Officials]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:40:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown_722x406_2202385257.jpg
A San Diego man died fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) over the weekend, NBC News reported Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Apple Rolls out iPhone Battery Replacement Program]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:40:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/tlmd_iphone_5_nuevo_12.jpg
Animal Services authorities rescued 31 horses, three llamas, four miniature cattle, five geese and one dog from a San Diego County property over the weekend.

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<![CDATA[Quake Reaction: Tweets From People Near the Epicenter]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:04:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014-quake.jpg
People react on Twitter to the 6.0-magnitude quake that hit near Vallejo, California.
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<![CDATA[Women Make Up Nearly Half of Video Game Players: Report]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:02:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/192*120/gamer3.jpg
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>